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The 65th Cannes Film Festival Line-Up

By Garth Franklin Thursday April 19th 2012 08:04AM
The 65th Cannes Film Festival Line-Up

The 65th Cannes Film Festival has just announced its line-up of 53 films across four categories with some extremely impressive titles on offer including the latest efforts from filmmakers like Wes Anderson, David Cronenberg, Lee Daniels, Andrew Dominik, John Hillcoat, Walter Salles, Abbas Kiarostami, Ken Loach, Jacques Audiard, Bernardo Bertolucci, Matteo Garrone, Dario Argento, Xavier Dolan, Carlos Reygadas, Takashi Miike and Jeff Nichols.

More titles will likely be added in the coming weeks before the festival runs from May 16th-27th. Here's the ones we know of so far:

Opening Night Film:
"Moonrise Kingdom" - Dir. Wes Anderson

Closing Night Film:
"Therese Desqueyroux" - Dir. Claude Miller

In Competition:
"After the Battle (Baad el Mawkeaa)" - Dir. Yousry Nasrallah
"The Angels' Share" - Dir. Ken Loach
"Beyond the Hills" - Dir. Cristian Mungiu
"Cosmopolis" - Dir. David Cronenberg
"Holy Motors" - Dir. Leos Carax
"The Hunt (Jagten)" - Dir. Thomas Vinterberg
"In Another Country" - Dir. Hong Sang-soo
"Killing Them Softly" - Dir. Andrew Dominik
"Lawless" - Dir. John Hillcoat
"Like Someone In Love" - Dir. Abbas Kiarostami
"Love (Amour)" - Dir. Michael Haneke
"Mud" - Dir. Jeff Nichols
"On the Road" - Dir. Walter Salles
"The Paperboy" - Dir. Lee Daniels
"Paradise: Love" - Dir. Ulrich Seidl
"Post Tenebras Lux" - Dir. Carlos Reygadas
"Reality" - Dir. Matteo Garrone
"Rust and Bone" - Dir. Jacques Audiard
"Taste of Money" - Dir. Im Sang-soo
"You Haven't Seen Anything Yet" - Dir. Alain Resnais

Un Certain Regard:
"7 Days in Havana - Dirs. Laurent Cantet, Benicio Del Toro, Julio Medem, Gaspar Noé, Elia Suleiman, Juan Carlos Tabío, Pablo Trapero
"11.25 The Day He Chose His Own Fate" - Dir. Koji Wakamatsu
"Aimer a Perdre la Raison" - Dir. Joachim Lafosse
"Antiviral" - Dir. Brandon Cronenberg
"Beasts of the Southern Wild" - Dir. Benh Zeitlin
"Confession of a Child of the Century" - Dir. Sylvie Verheyde
"Despues de Lucia" - Dir. Michel Franco
"God's Horses (Les Chevaus de Dieu)" - Dir. Nabil Ayouch
"La Playa" - Dir. Juan Andres Arango
"Laurence Anyways" - Dir. Xavier Dolan
"Le Grand Soir - Dirs. Benoît Delépine & Gustave de Kervern
"Miss Lovely" - Dir. Ashim Ahluwalia
"Mystery" - Dir. Lou Ye
"The Pirogue (La Pirogue)" - Dir. Moussa Touré
"Student" - Dir. Darezhan Omirbayev
"Trois Mondes" - Dir. Catherine Corsini
"White Elephant (Elefante Blanco)" - Dir. Pablo Trapero

Special Screenings:
"The Central Park Five - Dirs. Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon
"Journal de France - Dirs. Claudine Nougaret & Raymond Depardon
"Les Invisibles" - Dir. Sebastien Lifshitz
"Mekong Hotel" - Dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul
"A Musica Segundo Tom Jobim" - Dir. Nelson Pereira dos Santos
"Polluting Paradise" - Dir. Fatih Akin
"Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir" - Dir. Laurent Bouzereau
"Villegas" - Dir. Gonzalo Tobal

Out of Competition:
"Hemingway & Gellhorn" - Dir. Philip Kaufman
"Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted - Dirs. Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon
"Me and You" - Dir. Bernardo Bertolucci

Midnight Screenings:
"Dario Argento's Dracula 3D" - Dir. Dario Argento
"The Legend of Love & Sincerity (Ai To Makoto)" - Dir. Takashi Miike

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